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New Gale Virtual Reference Library Interface Brings Reference Content to Life

Dec
05

Farmington Hills, Mich., December 5, 2011 — Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, today announced a totally redesigned user interface for Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL), its online ebook platform. After extensive user analysis and market feedback, the interface has been overhauled with improved navigation and organization, and a vibrant and engaging display to draw in students, researchers, professionals and general readers.

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Preview of eBooks on EBSCOhost® Now Available

Mar
22

~ NetLibrary Users Being Introduced to a New Way to Search eBook Collections—via EBSCOhost® ~

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ABC-CLIO and EBSCO Publishing Agreement Creates Additional Options for EBSCO Discovery Service™ Users

Oct
21

ABC-CLIO and EBSCO Publishing Agreement Creates Additional Options for EBSCO Discovery Service™ Users
~ New Agreement Allows for ABC-CLIO eBook Collection to be Searchable from within EBSCO Discovery Service™ ~

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Trendy Topics 2010: Ebooks and Audiobooks online conference

Apr
14

Alliance Library System and TAP Information Services are pleased to announce the fourth in a dynamic monthly series of online workshops librarians can enjoy right at their desktops on hot topics. The latest conference on Ebooks and Audiobooks is scheduled for May 11. Tom Peters of TAP Information Services is the keynote speaker. He will speak on “Portable Ereading: Prospects and Possibilities.” He will talk about the portable reading of ebooks and digital audiobooks and how they are transforming the way people read.
Other speakers for this day-long conference include:

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EBSCO Publishing to Acquire NetLibrary Division from OCLC

Mar
17

~As eBooks become mainstream, NetLibrary users to benefit from
expanded eContent integration~

DUBLIN, Ohio/Ipswich MA, March 17, 2010 — OCLC and EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) have signed an agreement whereby EBSCO will purchase the assets of the OCLC NetLibrary Division and the rights to license a select number of vendor-owned databases currently available through the OCLC FirstSearch service. The purchase includes the NetLibrary eBook and eAudiobook platform as well as operations and infrastructure in Boulder, Colorado.

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OCLC and Kirtas Technologies partner to provide members and customers with access to digitized content

Jun
17

ROCHESTER, N.Y., JUNE 17, 2009 – Kirtas Technologies, the worldwide leader in bound-book digitization, and OCLC, a global online library service and research organization; have signed an agreement that will enable streamlined access to the ever-increasing numbers of digitized books to users of OCLC’s WorldCat and Kirtasbooks.com.

As part of the agreement, OCLC will now be able to provide its users with data indicating that a book is either available as digitized content or that it can be made available for digitization.

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McGill University Library becomes first Canadian content provider to participate in Digitize on Demand and Kirtasbooks.com

Jun
02

McGill University Library is pleased to announce a partnership with Kirtas Technologies and its Canadian partner Ristech, which will allow students, faculty and the general public to request to have books digitized and made available through the new Digitize on Demand program. The announcement will be made publicly at the Canadian Library Association’s 2009 National Conference and Trade Show being held in Montreal May 29 to June 1.

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Ebooks and EContent 2009

Mar
15

Ebooks and Econtent 2009

London University College May 12th 2009

www.econtent2009.com

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Penn Libraries and Kirtas Technologies team up to make more than 200,000 books available for research and purchase

Feb
10

TOOLS OF CHANGE CONFERENCE, NEW YORK CITY, FEBRUARY 10, 2009 – Since 2001, Kirtas Technologies has worked with the world’s most renowned libraries to bring rare, out-of-copyright books into the digital age, making centuries-worth of books available to the world.

Today, Kirtas announces a partnership with the University of Pennsylvania Libraries to make over 200,000 titles available to the public in a unique way.

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ebrary Honors National Library Week, Offers Complimentary Access to Library Science E-books

Apr
16

Subsidized by ebrary, the Library Center includes more than 85 full-text e-books covering topics
such as digital library development, general collection development, and the history of libraries
and librarianship, as well as illustrated guides from the Library of Congress. Contributing
publishers include Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Idea Group, Inc., Greenwood Publishing
Group, Library of Congress, and MIT Press.
To receive complimentary access, students, faculty, and librarians may register at

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